WORD - Edit MergeFields in Microsoft Word

This article will show you how to rename / edit a MergeField in Word. Typing over a MergeField will not update it so it is important you follow the steps below when you want to alter a MergeField.

If you need help inserting MergeFields into Word see Merge DET fields.

Step 1

In your Word document, right-click the MergeField you want to modify.


Step 2

Click Edit Field...


Step 3

Under Field name rename the field to the desired field name.


Step 4

Click OK. Success! Your MergeField has successfully been modified!

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